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Welcome to the Institute for Globalization Studies (IGS), which, among other things, offers a new BA in Globalization Studies and International Relations (GLI). The first core course for the new major and the new minor will be offered in Fall 2020. To declare the major or the minor in GLI, contact For information about the Institute or the degree, contact the Director of the IGS, Sophie Raynard-Leroy, or the Undergraduate Program Director, Andrea Fedi.

News & Announcements

As of Fall 2019, the IGS has a new Director, Sophie Raynard-Leroy, and a new Faculty Advisory Board. The mission of the IGS has been expanded to include a new degree in Globalization Studies and International Relations, as well as a series of research-focused events centered around the multifaceted issues of globalization and area studies. 


REVOLUTION: Structure and Meaning in World History

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m.
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Room N405

arjomand flyer Said Amir Arjomand, Stony Brook University Distinguished Service Professor, presents Revolution, which illuminates the stories of premodern rebellions from the ancient world, as well as medieval European revolts and more recent events, up to the Arab Spring of 2011.

Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Institute for Globalization Studies. Reception to follow. Download the flyer.